What is Hemp Milk?
The milk made using hemp hearts is called hemp milk. Hemp hearts are retrieved from the hemp seeds of the hemp plant. Hemp milk is a plant-based milk and extremely rich and superior in comparison to other plant-based milk alternatives available in the market. It has more essential fatty acids, sodium, protein, iron, potassium, omegas, calcium, etc.
How to make Hemp Milk?
Ingredients: 2-3 Tablespoon Hemp Hearts, 100-150 ml water.
Process: Blend hemp hearts and water together, strain using a nut-milk bag or muslin cloth if you feel it is necessary.
The shift of people towards the vegan options in diet or adapting the vegan lifestyle is certainly picking up pace faster than before. Where some people have completely become vegan, others are gradually introducing the vegan ingredients in their diet. A plant-based diet is not just environmentally friendly or sustainable but also highly beneficial to the human body.
There are many studies coming up with proven results where researchers and doctors are confirming that people who consumed a vegetarian diet or a vegan diet or less meat centric diet tend to live longer, experience fewer diseases in their lifetime, have better skin and hair, healthier immune system and smooth cardiovascular activity as well.
An America based study showed that over 4000 women, who reported a higher intake of Omega-6 also called linoleic acid, had almost 0 complaints for dry or thinning skin compared to those who had lesser fatty acids in their diets.
Nutrition in Hemp Seeds
A superfood that it is, naturally contains 20%-40% Albumin and 60%-80% Edestine, in a structure closely similar to proteins manufactured in the human body. This makes proteins in hemp seeds are fulfilling, easily digestible, along with being rich in fibre and healthful fatty acids (including omega-6, omega-3, and omega-9). Hemp’s antioxidant properties are studied to reduce symptoms of numerous ailments and improve the health of the heart.
With 210 milligrams of magnesium and 495 milligrams of phosphorus, in three tablespoons of hemp hearts, they prove to be a great supplement for bone health as this is an individual's 65%-70% of daily requirement. Phosphorus is responsible for building as well as maintaining bones and teeth as a primary objective.
USDA has issued the following data for 3 tablespoons which is nearly 30 grams of hemp hearts:-
- Calories - 166 kcl
- Fat - 14.6 grams
- Protein - 9.5 grams
- Carbohydrates - 2.6 grams
- Sodium - 1.5 grams
- Fiber - 1.2 grams
- Sugar - 0.5 grams
Nature has given us a superfood among others in the form of hemp hearts. We all suffer from some or the other deficiency of nutrients in our body. The lifestyles we live do not compensate well or in ways adequate for what our body’s requirements are. Including superfoods and extra nutritional items are one good option to bring back the balance and maintain it further.
Ananta’s Hemp Hearts are readily available online and offline PAN India. They are ethically sourced from Himalayan region to bring in the best quality of hemp hearts.